canicular


ca·nic·u·lar

adjective \kə-ˈni-kyə-lər\

Definition of CANICULAR

:  of or relating to the dog days

Origin of CANICULAR

Middle English caniculer of the star Sirius, from Late Latin canicularis, from Latin Canicula Sirius, diminutive of canis
First Known Use: 12th century

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